Education and Professional Experience


8/91: Ph.D. Marine Geology and Geophysics, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, HI.

5/86: M.S. Geology, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories/San Jose State University, CA.

5/83: B.A. Geology, University of Pennsylvania, PA.


Professional Experience

11/97: Leg Project Manager/Staff Scientist, Associate Research Scientist, Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

4/99: Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

2/93-11/97: Staff Scientist, Assistant Research Scientist, Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

11/94-11/97: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

8/91-1/93: National Science Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellow, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan

9/87-8/91: Graduate Research Assistant, SOEST, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

5/86-9/87: Lab Manager, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA

9/86-1/87: Instructor- Oceanography, Oholone Junior College, Fremont, CA

5/84-5/86: Research Assistant, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA

1/85-6/85: Laboratory Instructor- Oceanography, Moss Landing Marine Labs, Moss Landing, CA

9/82-5/83: Laboratory Technician, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Professional Activities

2001: Co-chair American Geophysical Union (AGU) sessions. (1) Processes Within the Subduction Factory: Trench, Forearc, and Overriding Plate (2) Nankai Seismogenic Zone: Results from ODP Coring and Logging, Experiments, and Submersibles

1999-2000: Editor, Geologic Society of London Special Publication: Western North Atlantic Paleogene and Cretaceous Paleoceanography.

1999: Volunteer Science Judge at regional National Ocean Sciences Bowl

1995-1999: Ph.D. dissertation committee member (TAMU). J. Kim, Evolution of Shatsky Rise, NW Pacific evidence from gravity and magnetic modeling.

1994-: Co-Principal investigator. Origin and Evolution of Shatsky Rise Project.

1996: Cochairman IBM geophysical investigations and ocean drilling sessions. US-Japan Izu Bonin/Mariana workshop: Geochemical and Geophysical Studies of the Izu-Bonin and Mariana arc system-Cooperative studies between Japan and the United States.

1996: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Researcher. Izu-Bonin Digital Terrain Map Synthesis Project; Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo.

1992: Cochairman American Geophysical Union (AGU) session. Geophysical constraints on lithosphere structure.

1991: Convenor AGU special session. Tectonic, structural, and volcanic evolution of island arcs.

1991: Participant. National Academy of Sciences conference on continental margins.

1990: Cochairman Western Pacific Geophysics AGU Session. Rifting, backarc basins, and tectonics.

1988: Cochairman AGU session. Multichannel seismics/subduction zones and passive margins.

1988: Ocean Drilling Program Logging School.

1986: SEPM marine geology field trip. Sedimentation on the North Carolina continental margin.

1985: SEPM short course. Modern and ancient submarine fan sedimentation.

1984: SEPM research conference. Fine-grained sedimentation.


Professional Development

2000: Getting The Job Done: Position Description and Hiring (Texas A&M Human Resources)

1996: Project Management (American Management Association)

1996: Performance Evaluation Training (Texas A&M Human Resources)

1995: Project Management (American Management Association)

1994: Coaching and Counseling Skills for Managers (Padgett-Thompson)

1994: Team Building Seminar (Management Training Service, Texas Engineering Extension Service, Texas A&M University System)